Month: April 2014

I want this gift…

If I could ask God to give me a specific gift it would be the gift of encouragement. I would ask Him to create in me an ability to encourage those around me; I would ask for the ability to see people as He sees them; I would ask for the gift of loving people the way He loves me. You see we live in a world that is full of reasons to bring us down. In between all that, we as people also have a tendency to see the worst in situations and people and hammer it away. (more…)

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Mate Selection Lessons from 1 Samuel 16

Very encouraging…..

Nungari's Thoughts

I have heard it said that God does not really care who your spouse is.  You pick one and God just gives you a thumbs up whichever one you select.  It has worked for some, I don’t think it would work for me.  I am of the school of thought that God is so purposeful and specific that he knows the spouse who will work for me and if I allow him to intervene he will point out the specific one that is best for me.  Kind of in the same way he chose a King for Israel in 1 Samuel 16.

Let me start by saying that I do not trust my own ability to choose.  I am too human to look at the right things.  I would be too focused on his height, complexion, education, job etc…  I prefer to let God analyse a man because God see’s…

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Will You Go With This Man?

Nungari's Thoughts

I have always wondered how a woman agrees to follow a man she has only just met for the rest of her life.  What makes her say yes to his proposal?  Why would she be willing to go with him?  A godly woman does not follow the man because of his material wealth or his hot body (nothing wrong with having those, I might add).  A godly woman knows that the steps of the righteous are ordered of the Lord.  She therefore looks to Christ to lead her to the right man, the man ordained for her by the Lord.

Genesis 24 is the story of a God ordained marriage. In vs 14 AMP, when Eliezer is praying he says, “…let her be the one whom you have selected and appointed and indicated for your servant Isaac [to be a wife to him]”  Yours is there.  Ask God to show…

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